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War? What war? These stunning photos reveal the lives of a remote Afghan tribe


By REBECCA TAYLOR FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 14:37 GMT, 9 October 2016 | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 9 October 2016 In a thin strip, wedged between Tajikistan and Pakistan, there is a village where the Taliban has struggled to impose their rule. Known as the Wakhan Corridor, approximately 12,000 villagers live at an altitude of 4,500 metres, in the harsh, desolate terrain. ...

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Remembering the eminent Wakhi linguist Master Haqiqat Ali on his 24th death anniversary

Master Haqiqat Ali

 By Azam Baig Tajik First published in Passu Today Late Master Haqiqat Ali (commonly known as Master suhib) born in 1939 in Passu Gojal Hunza. Completed primary and secondary education in Hunza and could not continued further education due to multiple reasons. It was an era, when globally there were changes happening based on ideologies, geography and socio-economic and political ...

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Pamir Media Group launches Nazir Ahmed Bulbul’s book ‘Bayoz-e-Bulbul,’ songs album ‘Ishq-e-Nasha’


By: Qasim Ali Pamir Media Group launched a book entitled “Bayoz-e-Bulbul,” authored by famous Wakhi artist Nazir Ahmed Bulbul in Gulmit Thursday. The book launching ceremony was coupled with the launch of Wakhi songs’ album entitled “Ishq-e-Nasha,” which, according to the media group, contains two songs written by Bulbul and sung by renowned Wakhi singer Ahmed Aziz in addition to ...

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First ever video news report in Wakhi language

Silk Route Festival 2013 Gulmit

  By  Karim Salman: Hunza Online team has for the first time made a video report in wakhi language. The report narration is totally in wakhi language by Shugufta with some vox pops in urdu language. The video reports highlights the importance of art and education in the region. Hunza online team and Mountain tv mains to promote local languages ...

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